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Licence of intellectual property rights

Intellectual property (IP) rights refer to rights which are the result of intellectual effort. They include trade marks, designs and copyright.

This document can be used to grant a licence for the use of IP rights in connection with the supply of specified products or services (licensed products). The IP rights may be:

  • all IP rights that exist in relation to specific copyright works that have already been created (e.g. copyright in literary works or photographs); and/or
  • specific IP rights (e.g. particular registered or unregistered trade marks or designs, or pending applications for trade mark or design registration).

You can use it if you're the person licensing the rights (the licensor) or the person being given the use of them (the licensee).

You can use it to license non-UK rights. However, local laws may affect the licence in non-UK countries and there may be extra requirements or formalities. You should get local legal advice.

This document replaces and expands the functionality of the documents Trademark licence agreement and the Photographer's agreement as to the use of his or her work.

Compatible region(s): Scotland Northern Ireland England Wales

Licence of intellectual property rights

Intellectual property (IP) rights refer to rights which are the result of intellectual effort. They include trade marks, designs and copyright.

This document can be used to grant a licence for the use of IP rights in connection with the supply of specified products or services (licensed products). The IP rights may be:

  • all IP rights that exist in relation to specific copyright works that have already been created (e.g. copyright in literary works or photographs); and/or
  • specific IP rights (e.g. particular registered or unregistered trade marks or designs, or pending applications for trade mark or design registration).

You can use it if you're the person licensing the rights (the licensor) or the person being given the use of them (the licensee).

You can use it to license non-UK rights. However, local laws may affect the licence in non-UK countries and there may be extra requirements or formalities. You should get local legal advice.

This document replaces and expands the functionality of the documents Trademark licence agreement and the Photographer's agreement as to the use of his or her work.

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